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Castle Wedding Venues in Shrewsbury
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Weddings in Shrewsbury ~ Rowton Castle

Shrewsbury based Rowton Castle is a wonderful 17th century historical wedding venue suitable for all seasons. Since 1997, the castle has been immensely popular for outdoor weddings during the summer as well as white winter weddings alike, allowing us to work with local couples from Shrewsbury towards planning their perfect wedding and ensuring them a most unforgettable day.

Located in Shropshire, near the market town of Shrewsbury, this award winning Grade II* Listed Castle, is within easy reach across the West Midlands. Its 17 acres of breathtaking grounds, featuring traditional English walled gardens, woodland walks and hidden ponds, create a truly unrealistic setting providing the perfect backdrop for your day.

To find out more about planning a wedding at this beautiful Shrewsbury venue, please contact us today.


Surrounded by the River Severn, Shrewsbury offers stunning riverside views across the town. The historic setting was a trading hub in medieval England, and evidence of the town’s vibrant past can be seen everywhere. Shrewsbury is an excellent shopping destination and offers a fantastic variety of nightlife options, with a wide choice of bars and restaurants. The town is also home to the annual ‘Shrewsbury Flower Show’, which is one of the largest horticultural events in England.


Shropshire is now one of England’s more peaceful regions, home to breath-taking views. Shropshire’s borders have historically been wildly conflictual, leaving behind an incredibly rich historical patrimoine.

Make sure to also visit The Severn Valley Railway, and its Britain’s first steam railway station, fantastically restored across 16 miles of grounds.

Finally, complete your historical journey by visiting The Ironbridge Gorge Museums, boasting the very birth of the industrial revolution. Enjoy the site of the world’s first iron bridge crossing the River Severn, and the awards winning museums of this UNESCO World Heritage site.


Shrewsbury is well served by the A5 and A49 roads, and a popular railway station. Rowton Castle is only 8 miles away from Shrewsbury, and it will take less than 30 minutes to drive here from the town via car or taxi, along the A458.

If you are coming from the Shropshire region, Rowton Castle is easily accessible via the A5 and A458, and only 18.5 miles away from Shropshire’s idealistic sights, making it the perfect wedding venue.

Buses and trains are also available from the Shropshire region towards Rowton Castle.


Live out the fairytale with exclusive use of the castle and 17 acres of grounds. Imagine the most beautiful setting and the only guests are those you have specially invited.

As an exclusive use wedding venue, we are delighted to commit to only ever hosting one wedding a day. We want to ensure that we are able to give you all of the care and attention that we can to make your wedding day exactly what you dreamed it would be. We’ll work closely with you to make sure that your wedding is tailored to your unique requirements.

For those who wish for a more lavish event, Rowton Castle can be hired exclusively for two days if required. All inclusive wedding packages are also available to ensure you peace of mind and serenity throughout the planning of such a special day.


If you’ve always dreamed of an outdoor wedding, Rowton Castle stunning Linden Belvedere will turn your dream into reality. Our unique romantic and classical summerhouse is licensed to provide outdoor civil ceremony weddings for up to 110 guests, providing you and your partner with the best possible start to your wedding day.

Exchange or renew your wedding vows during an intimate civil ceremony, conducted within the Linden Belvedere itself, surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside of Shropshire. 


If you are considering our Rowton Castle wedding venue near Shrewsbury in the Shropshire countryside for your special day, we would be delighted to have the opportunity to show you around the beautiful historic castle and grounds, and discuss your wedding ideas.

Our castle wedding venue viewings are available 7 days a week, by appointment only, and we also hold open days throughout the year solely for castle wedding viewings. To make your appointment please call us on +44 (0)1743 884 044 or fill out our enquiry form here.

Rowton Castle, whilst located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, has had the pleasure since 1997 of being a destination wedding venue for people travelling from all over the UK.  Due to its exclusive use offerings, and central location, it makes an ideal alternative to Birmingham wedding venues, offering a peaceful and romantic setting, and has also proven highly convenient and easily accessible for Cheshire guests.

Rowton Castle, whilst located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, has had the pleasure since 1997 of being a destination wedding venue for people travelling from all over the UK into the West Midlands.  Due to its exclusive use offerings, and central location, it makes a suitable alternative to Birmingham Wedding Venues and Cheshire Wedding Venues.   

Whatever your location, it is the venue for all seasons, a beautiful venue for your Winter Wedding